michael haggertay

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working as an optician in Dublin, , , , writing poetry since i was 12 and also short stories, , , , , painting in oils is a passion, , , have had nothing published, , , more »

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  • M.S. - USA (11/29/2018 3:53:00 PM)

    some of the most beautiful words - the feeling that comes out each time they are read. a most amazing soul.
    thank you for sharing the wonderment of it all. you are a beautiful writer x

  • M.S. - USA (8/23/2018 6:44:00 PM)

    the love, the sadness, the longing, the inevitable - so many emotions, so beautifully pictured in words, simple wording that brings it all to life x

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Best Poem of michael haggertay

The Living Tree

There are strands of perfection
We strive to complete as a whole.
Encased in shells of imperfection.
It is a difficult journey.
With a clear view to the misty veiled mountains
We bleed from our hands
Nailed firmly to the wood
Of living trees.
Hanging naked
You see a crippled figure
Whose mind's soars beyond the universe.
Balanced on a tightrope
Cleverly shielded from the breeze
You move to me
And raise my head,
Examine my wounds,
Remove me from the living tree.
A body dead.
And retrace your steps
To solid ground
You lay me ...

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